For many people, accessibility and inclusion may not be a top priority, until the lack of inclusion strikes a personal chord.
For photojournalist Daniel Habib, this chord struck when his son Samuel developed cerebral palsy. In this TEDX talk, Daniel shares his son’s experience with inclusive education and neighbourhood, and his own discovery about society’s work toward accessible communities.
Daniel shares a wide variety of statistics that reflect the benefits of the inclusive classroom over the segregated classroom. Moreover, Daniel shows that integrated classrooms demonstrate academic and social benefits for both students with disabilities and students without.
Daniel believes that we, as a global community, need to work toward generational change to create entirely inclusive communities
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